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Better Money Decisions

You’ve probably started with great intentions, telling yourself you’ll stash away more for retirement and buy fewer lattes (because some writer said buying lattes is a bad thing). But life happens. It’s not as neat and tidy as the financial experts on TV seem to think. You’ve got a lot going on in your life, and you need more than simplistic, cookie-cutter instructions to keep you on the right financial path. Kate Stalter escorts you to the right path for your money. She talks to experts and "normal" people who have taken the right steps to make better money decisions.
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Nov 20, 2018

The stock market can be wildly unpredictable but understanding patterns and algorithms can help any investor make better financial decisions. It can also be beneficial when understanding when it is better to invest or trade, when to make a move in your portfolio, and the best strategies to implement. Anne-Marie Baiynd, Chief technical strategist and CEO at thetradingbook.com, and author of The Trading Book, is known as the worlds’ most successful trader and has professional insight on todays’ market. If you’re interested in learning how to strategize trading, tune into this episode of Better Money Decisions with Kate Stalter. 

Show Highlights: 

  • What long term investors can learn from trading 
  • The patience that comes with looking forward 
  • How to be more strategic 
  • The importance of simplicity 
  • Price and volume action 
  • Balancing why and evaluating patterns 
  • Broadening perspective 
  • How to discern between short-term and long-term market movements 
  • Comparing and contrasting past market crashes to now 
  • Foreign loans and debt 
  • Collateralized debt 
  • Why a current defensive posture is necessary 
  • Managing emotions around downturns 
  • Creating a trading journal
  • Evaluating and engaging with our why’s 

Resources: 

The Trading Book: https://thetradingbook.com/TTB/ 

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Nov 13, 2018

As medicine and society has advanced, life expectancy has increased. This only makes the importance of preparing for the future that much more vital. In this episode of Better Money Decisions, strategies for long term investing, preparing for a market downturn, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and how to achieve happiness is discussed. If you’re striving to achieve a happy, healthy, and successful lifestyle then todays guests, Dr. Marissa Pei and the Dividend Sensei, have plenty of credible tips to help you accomplish that goal. Tune into this episode of Better Money Decisions with your host, Kate Stalter, to learn how you can generate a plan for your financial and future success. 

 

 

 

Show Highlights: 

 

  • Recognizing the complexity of the global economy 
  • Confirmation bias 
  • Following courses of asset class investment 
  • Causes of financial crises and liquidity 
  • Why 88% is the most achievable number for happiness 
  • Tuning out negativity 
  • Media being used as a weapon 
  • The choice factor 
  • How to ensure a happy and healthy retirement 
  • Maximizing creativity 
  • The benefits of forgiveness 
  • How to change your mindset
  • Morning routine that’ll redirect the outcome of your day 
  • The damage complaining causes 

 

Resources: 

Dividend Sensei on Seeking Alpha 

www.facebook.com/bettermoneydecisions 

audibletrial.com/bettermoneydecisions 

Dr Marissa Pei 

bettermoneydecisions.com or (844)-507-0961

 

Nov 6, 2018

We're really happy to have Larry Israel, the president and founder of Exchange Analytics, with us today. On the show today, Larry talks about futures markets. He discusses the reason for futures markets to exist, and how they help to mitigate price risk. He also explains how he got into the business world, and how he found his very specific niche with the futures industry. Listen in today to hear what Larry has to share.

Exchange Analytics is a leading supplier of interactive online compliance training courses to the futures, derivatives, and securities industry. They are the largest supplier of ethics training courses that satisfy the requirements of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the National Futures Association. Listen in to find out more.

Show Highlights:

  • The reason for futures markets to exist.
  • A classic example of protecting a company against price risk.
  • How futures markets can help mitigate price risk.
  • Most people don't really understand what commodities, futures, and derivatives are. 
  • Larry explains what he does and what his company does.
  • The derivatives market has exploded since Larry started his career.
  • Larry explains what a derivative is and what futures and options are.
  • Ensuring that there's integrity in the marketplace.
  • The historic significance of the futures industry, and how it has been an integral part of the whole financial system.
  • Why Chicago has become the center for commodities trade for futures and options.
  • How the markets have become more regulated over time.
  • What an individual investor needs to know about commodities and futures.
  • The difference between speculation and gambling.

Links and Resources:

Larry's website:  https://exchangeanalytics.com/

To begin your Audible trial membership go to http://www.audibletrial.com/bettermoneydecisions.com

Audible's book about behind the scenes of the futures and derivatives industry: Zero Sum Gain. The Rise of The World's Largest Derivatives Exchange by Erica S. Olsen

 

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